Terms Of Service

GENERAL

www.appreporter.in in short “www.appre.in” operating under the domain name “App Reporter”(hereinafter, the ‘Website’) is owned and operated by Shubham Kumar, a sole proprietor (hereinafter the ‘Firm’), having its Shree Gopal Group, NH28, Police Line, Gopalganj, Bihar 841428at, India.

You are advised to read and understand these Terms carefully as moving past the home page or using any of the services shall be taken to mean that You have read and agreed to all of the policies, which constitute a legally binding agreement between You and the Firm. These terms are to be read along with the Privacy Policy and any other policies on the Website and/or Application.

This document is an electronic record under the laws of India which require publishing of Rules and Regulations, Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for access or usage of the Website and/or Application and being generated by a computer system, it does not require any physical or digital signatures.

DEFINITIONS

We”, “Us”, “Our”, shall mean the firm.

Terms”, “Terms and conditions”, “Policy”, “T&C” shall mean the entire Agreement and all parallel policies that you agree to in mutual agreement by using our website.

You”, “Your”, “User” refers to the user of the site. “User” is anyone who is visiting, accessing or browsing the Website. The User can be any person who visits and/or browsers the Website (visitor), or any person who has registered for a user profile on the Website (registered user).

Website” shall mean App Reporter., a Website through which the services shall be availed.

Third Party” refers to any person other than the “User”, “firm”, or the “Website”.

Service Overview

The Website is an online platform which provides the User’s with information and updates regarding new applications. The Website will be presented to the User with the certain categories which includes but not limited to the application of the day, game of the day, editor’s choice, featured application, featured games. The main initiative of the Website is to be a one stop to get an update about the new launches of applications and games.

Details about how the website operates:

Users will have to register themselves by signing up with the Website. Consequently they can access the following:

1. The source of the Website is an extract from “Wordpress” and “today section of the apple store.”

2. The User can login and can access the information available on the subject of the application of the day, game of the day, editor’s choice, featured application, featured games.

3. The user can also contact us if he/she is interested in writing articles for our blog or may choose to enjoy our services without any interruption.

ELIGIBILITY AND ACCESS

For a Registered User:

Users must register in order to avail the Website services by providing certain information, which includes, but is not limited to, the following: name, phone number, email address, profile picture, date of birth and location.

At any time during Your use of this Website, including but not limited to the time of registration, You are solely responsible for protecting the confidentiality of Your username and password, and any activity under your registered account shall be deemed to have been done by You. In the case that You provide Us with false and/or inaccurate details or the Firm has reasons to believe You have done so, We hold the right to permanently suspend Your account.

In addition to this, You would be required to comply with the following:

  1. You will not provide any false personal information.
  2. You will not create/register an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  3. You will not create more than one registered account/User profile.
  4. If Your registered account is suspended/disabled by Us, You will not create another account/User profile without our prior permission.
  5. You will not use our Website if you are under the age of 18 years.
  6. If the use is below the age of 18 years, his/her account can be registered and operated by the parent with prior permission from Us.
  7. You will not share Your registered account/User profile or let anyone else access Your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of Your account.

REGISTRATION

To fully avail the Services of the Website and use it, registration is not mandatory. You may access the services by signing in as User by providing the following information which shall include but not be limited to name, phone number, email address, profile picture, date of birth and location. 

Further, at any time during Your use of this Website, including but not limited to the time of registration, you are solely responsible for protecting the confidentiality of Your username and password, and any activity under the account shall be deemed to have been done by You. In the case that You provide us with false and/or inaccurate details or we have reason to believe You have done so, We hold the right to permanently suspend Your account.  You are responsible for safeguarding your password. You agree that You will not disclose Your password to any third party and that You will take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under Your account, whether or not You have authorised such activities or actions. You will immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of Your account.

CHARGES

The registration under this Website is free and this includes the browsing of the Website. However, we reserve the right to amend the charges for the services rendered. In a case that such happens, Users will be intimated of the same, and it will be up to you to decide whether or not you will continue with services offered by us. Such changes are effective as soon as they are posted on the Website.

PAYMENT

The Website uses Third Party payment gateway “Instamojo” to handle the financial transactions on the Website. We are not responsible for these Third Party services. Such services are dependent on the respective Third Party’s legal terms. The billing details provided during payment should be up-to-date, such as the billing address and the user’s name. Payment information on the Website of Users using our services is stored on the database for the respective website as encrypted using basic encryption which can be decrypted to reveal the original information. This information is provided to us by the Third Party payment gateway services we use to provide online payment functionality, and hence, may contain certain personal information.

We are not responsible for what information is sent to us and stored as this is sent to us by a third party and we cannot control the information sent. However, storage of this information is necessary for legalities and auditing as well as for verification and more. Currently, the information stored that may be deemed personal to the user is their first name, last name and their address zip code.

USER’S OBLIGATIONS

The User agrees and acknowledges that he/she is a restricted User of this Website, and that he/she:

    1. You agree to comply with all local laws and regulations governing the use of the Website, including, without limitation to, any usage rules set forth in this Agreement.

b. You are bound not to cut, copy, distribute, modify, recreate, reverse engineer, distribute, disseminate post, publish or create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Website. With our prior permission limited use may be allowed. For the removal of doubt, it is clarified that unlimited or wholesale reproduction, copying of the content for commercial or non-commercial purposes and unwarranted modification of data and information within the content of the Website is not permitted.

c. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Website or Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the Website. The use of deep-link, robot, spider or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Website or Data, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website, materials or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not specifically made available through the Website. You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Website or Services, You may be exposed to content from other Users that You may consider offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable. We disclaim all liabilities arising in relation to such offensive content on the Website. Further, You may report such offensive content.

d. In places where this Website allows you to post or upload data/information, you undertake to ensure that such material is not offensive and in accordance with applicable laws. Further, you undertake not to:

i. Abuse, harass, threaten, defame, disillusion, erode, abrogate, demean or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;

ii. Engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts access to the Website or the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Website);

iii. Impersonate any person or third party entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or third party entity;

iv. Publish, post, disseminate, any information which is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing including but not limited to “indecent representation of women” under the relevant laws of Bihar and India;

v. Post any file that infringes the copyright, patent or trademark of other legal third party entities;

vi. Upload or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Website or another’s computer;

vii. Download any file posted by another User that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;

viii. Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other User, of or visitor to, the Website, or any other customer of the website, including any website Account not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the Website or Service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way whether or not the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification information, other than Your own information, as provided for by the Website;

ix. Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Website, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Website or any affiliated or linked sites;

x. Collect or store data about other Users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in this Section;

xi. Use the Website or any material or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Service, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of this Website or other third parties;

xii. Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for or to any particular Service;

xiii. Violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force within or outside INDIA;

xiv. Violate the Terms of Service including but not limited to any applicable Additional Terms of the Website contained herein or elsewhere;

xv. Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for or to any particular Service;

xvi. Threaten the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of INDIA or any other country, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or cause incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevent investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;

xvii. Publish, post, disseminate information that is false, inaccurate or misleading; violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force in or outside INDIA;

xviii. Directly or indirectly, offer, attempt to offer, trade or attempt to trade in any item, the dealing of which is prohibited or restricted in any manner under the provisions of any applicable law, rule, regulation or guideline for the time being in force;

xix. Create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our internet service provider (“ISPs”) or other suppliers.

You shall not engage in advertising to, or in solicitation of, other Users of the Website to buy or sell any products or services, including, but not limited to, products or services related to that being displayed on the Website or related to Us. You may not transmit any chain letters or unsolicited commercial or junk email to other Users via the Website. It shall be a violation of these Terms of Service to use any information obtained from the Website in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to another person other than Us without Our prior explicit consent. We can (and You hereby expressly authorise Us to disclose any information about You to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole discretion, believe it necessary or appropriate in connection with the investigation and/or resolution of possible crimes, especially those that may involve personal injury. You understand that We have the right at all times to disclose any information (including the identity of third party entity or the persons providing information or materials on the Website) as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or valid governmental request. This may include, without limitation, disclosure of the information in connection with investigation of alleged illegal activity or solicitation of illegal activity or in response to a lawful court order or subpoena.

We have no obligation to monitor the materials posted on the Website. We shall have the right to remove or edit any content that in its sole discretion violates, or is alleged to violate, any applicable law or either the spirit or letter of these Terms of Service. Notwithstanding this right, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DATA YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE. In no event shall we assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Content posted or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from the use of Content and/or appearance of Content on the Website. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all content which You provide and all information it contains and that such Content shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libellous, tortuous, or otherwise unlawful information.

FORCE MAJEURE

Neither the firm nor the Website shall be liable for damages for any delay or failure to perform its obligations hereunder if such delay or failure is due to cause beyond its control or without its fault or negligence, due to Force Major events including but not limited to acts of war, acts of God, earthquake, weather and other natural phenomena; riot, sabotage, labour shortage or dispute; internet interruption, technical failure, hacking, piracy, cheating, illegal or unauthorised.

REVIEWS, FEEDBACK AND SUBMISSIONS

All reviews, Comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered on the site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with use of the Site (collectively, the Comments) shall be and remain the property of the firm. Such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to the firm all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. Thus, the firm shall exclusively own all such rights, titles and interests in the Comments and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise.

The firm will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, modify, adapt, create derivative works from any Comments, and publish, display and distribute any Comments submitted for any purpose whatsoever without restriction and without compensating the User in any way. The firm is and shall be under no obligation to: (i) maintain any Comments in confidence; or (ii) pay compensation for any Comments; or (iii) respond to any Comments. You agree that any Comments submitted by you on the Site will not violate the Terms of Use or any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s), and will not cause injury to any person or third party entity. You further agree that no Comments submitted by you on the site will be or contain libellous or otherwise unlawful, threatening, abusive or obscene material, or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mails or any form of ‘spam’. The firm does reserve the right (but assumes no obligation) to monitor, edit and/or remove any Comments submitted on the Site. You hereby grant the firm the right to use names that you submit in connection with any Comments. You agree not to use a false email address, impersonate any person or third party entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Comments you submit. You are, and shall remain, responsible for the content of any Comments you make and you agree to indemnify the Firm and its affiliates against all claims, loss and liabilities resulting from any Comments you submit. Further, any reliance placed on Comments available on the Site from a third party shall be at your sole risk and expense.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All information, content, services and software displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with the Website, as well as its selection and arrangement, is owned by Us. You may use the data only through the Website, and solely for Your personal, non-commercial use.

You may not, republish any portion of the data on any Internet, Intranet or extranet site or incorporate the content in any database, compilation, archive or cache. You may not distribute any data to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, and You may not modify copy, frame, cache, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, display or otherwise use any portion of the Content. You may not scrape or otherwise copy our Content without permission. You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Website, not to insert any code or product or manipulate the content of the Website in any way that affects the User’s experience, and not to use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  1. The Website accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or third parties, or for any damage caused to the User, the User’s belongings, or any third party, resulting from the use or misuse of the Website or any product purchased or service availed of by the User through the Website. The service and any content or material displayed on the service is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, suitability, completeness or reliability. The Website will not be liable to you for the unavailability or failure of the Website/Application.
  2. Users may be held legally responsible for damages suffered by other Users, the Website or any third party as a result of legally actionable or defamatory Comments, remarks, or other information or content posted to the Website.
  3. All Users are to comply with all laws applicable to them or to their activities, and with all Policies, which are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference.
  4. The Website expressly excludes any liability for any loss or damage that was not reasonably foreseeable by the Website and which is incurred by you in connection with the website, including loss of profits; and any loss or damage incurred by you as a result of your breach of these terms. 
  5. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Website shall not be liable to you or any other party for any loss or damage, regardless of the form of action or basis of any claim. You acknowledge and agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for any dispute with us is to terminate your use of the Website.

DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES

You expressly understand and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law:

The website, services and other materials are provided by this website is on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, website makes no warranty that

    1. Your requirements will be met or that services provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free;
    2. Materials, information and results obtained will be effective, accurate or reliable;
    3. Any errors or defects in the website, services or other materials will be corrected.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we will have no liability related to user content arising under intellectual property rights, libel, privacy, publicity, obscenity or other laws. Website also disclaims all liability with respect to the misuse, loss, modification or unavailability of any user content.

The user understands and agrees that any material or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the website is done entirely at his/her own discretion and risk and he/she will be solely responsible for any damage to his/her computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data. We are not responsible for any typographical error leading to an invalid coupon. Website accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, with respect to any information provided to you whether on behalf of itself or third parties.

We shall not be liable for any Third party product or services. The advertisement available on e-mail or website with respect to the Third party website or the products and services are for information purpose only.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Us from and against any and all liability, loss, claim, damages, expense, or costs (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees), incurred by or made by Us in connection with any claim arising from or related to:

    1. Your use or any Third Party’s use via Your account of the Service provided by the   Website and its Content;
    2. Your disclosure of information to any Third Party, either through the Website or otherwise. (Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more details in this regard);
    3. Any breach or violation of this Agreement, including any amendment, or of any statute or regulation by You, or any Third Party through Your account.

You agree to fully cooperate in indemnifying Us at Your expense. You also agree not to reach a settlement with any party without Our consent.

TERMINATION

We can each end this Agreement anytime we want. We or You may terminate this Agreement at any time with notice to the other. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services. The following shall survive termination:

• Our rights to use and disclose your feedback;

• Members’ and/or Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the Service to the extent copied or re-shared prior to termination;

• Any amounts owed by either party prior to termination remain owed after termination.

You can visit our Help Center to learn how to close your account.

DISPUTES ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT

All disputes involving but not limited to rights conferred, compensation, refunds, and other claims will be resolved through a two-step Alternate Dispute Resolution mechanism.

Stage 1: Mediation. In case of a dispute, the matter will first be attempted to be resolved by a sole mediator who is a neutral third party and will be selected at the mutual acceptance of a proposed mediator by both parties. Both parties may raise a name for the sole mediator and in the case both parties accept the proposed name, the said person shall be appointed as sole mediator. In case the parties are not able to reach a consensus within two proposed mediators, the sole proprietorship reserves the right to decide who the final mediator is. The decision of the mediator is not binding on both parties.

Stage 2: Arbitration. If the dispute is not settled by mediation, it shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration, which shall be governed by the law, rules and regulations of Mumbai, India. The Arbitral award is binding on both parties. The Arbitration Board shall comprise three members – one appointed by each party and the third member to be nominated by the two appointed members by mutual consent. Arbitration shall be held at Bihar, India. The proceedings of arbitration shall be in the English language. The arbitrator’s award shall be final and binding on the Parties.

The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for actions and disputes mentioned above shall be the courts located in Mumbai, India and You hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.

PRIVACY

We encourage You to read the Privacy Policy and to use the information it contains to make informed decisions regarding Your personal information. Please also note that certain information, statements, data and content (such as but not limited to videos) which You provide on the Website are likely to reveal Your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age, and/or other personal information about You. You acknowledge and agree that Your submission of such information is voluntary on Your part. Further, You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose information You provide to Us at any stage during Your use of the Website. Disclosures of information to Third Parties are further addressed in Our Privacy Policy.

NOTICES

Any and all communication relating to any dispute or grievance experienced by the User may be communicated to the Firm by the User reducing the same to writing, and sending the same to the office of the Firm by Registered Post, or the email address hello@appreporter.in

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Entire Agreement: This Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreements between You and Us with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all other communications or representations or agreements (whether oral, written or otherwise) relating thereto.

Waiver: The failure of either party at any time to require performance of any provision of this Agreement in no manner shall affect such party’s right at a later time to enforce the same. No waiver by either party of any breach of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, or construed as, a further or continuing waiver of any other such breach, or a waiver of any other breach of this Agreement.

Liability: The Mobile App and the Firm shall not be liable in any way for User Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions contained therein, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any User Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service or broadcast elsewhere.

Severability: If any provision of this Agreement shall to any extent be held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall in no way be affected or impaired thereby and each such provision of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. In such a case, this Agreement shall be reformed to the minimum extent necessary to correct any invalidity, illegality or unenforceability, while preserving to the maximum extent the rights and commercial expectations of the parties hereto, as expressed herein.